Lyman Products is selling a reproduction of the 1877 model Sharps rifle mated with the Lyman tang sight to create a gun they call the 1878 Sharps rifle. This specific tang sight was introduced in 1878, hence the gun’s name. The guns are made to Lyman specifications by Pedersoli.
These single-shot reproductions are chambered in .45-70 and have a 30″ barrel. The overall length is 47″ and the weight is 9 pounds.
The rifles have period-styled laser engraving and a polished wood stock. The fore end has a ebony tip and a functional checkering pattern.
The MSRP on these guns is $2,150.